Lehigh County Assistance Office
information provided by: Lehigh County Department of Human Services
The Lehigh County Assistance Office, an office of the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, is responsible for the administration of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) cash assistance program, Medicaid/Medical Assistance (MA), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (new name for the Food Stamp program), the home heating assistance (LIHEAP), and employment and training services.
Individuals can apply for and renew benefits from home using COMPASS, the online resource for cash assistance, Food Stamps, help with child care, health care coverage, home heating assistance (LIHEAP), school meals, SelectPlan for Women and long-term living services.
Pennsylvania Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps low income people pay their heating bills through home heating energy assistance grants and crisis grants.
Monday through Friday 7:30AM to 5:00PM
Visit office and complete application or apply online
Must meet income and resource guidelines
Record last updated: Jun 16 2010 12:07PM